Ten Minutes with Austin Seals ‘20

Mississippi native Austin Seals completed his undergraduate degree in management information science at Claflin University. A summer research internship sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security at North Carolina A&T State University fueled his interest in data science. As a college senior, Austin attended the Institute’s inaugural Exploring Data Science Continue reading Ten Minutes with Austin Seals ‘20

Alumni in Action: Jackson Perry ’20

Jackson Perry ’20, came to the Institute after completing his undergraduate studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. After graduating, Jackson went on to work for the Advanced Analytics Group at Bain & Company based out of Boston, MA. For 2020 graduates, the transition from graduate school to the working Continue reading Alumni in Action: Jackson Perry ’20

The Boy Who Cried Type I Error (Wolf)

A classic bedtime story teaches a confusing statistical concept. Don’t believe me? Follow along. Given the following hypothesis: Ho: no wolf present Ha: wolf present What error was the boy who cried “wolf!” committing? A type I error, of course. He rejected the true null hypothesis and concluded the alternative. Continue reading The Boy Who Cried Type I Error (Wolf)